OPINION: David Parker didn't get far when he asked John Key about Longhua Liu and Liu's $25,000 donation to National candidate Jami-Lee Ross.
OPINION: I'm wedded to digital technology but there's a dark side of internet life.
OPINION: Not all troop commitments have been put to a vote, and there is no legal requirement for Government to obtain Parliament's consent.
OPINION: Someone made the suggestion that readers of the news frequently draw their conclusions from the headlines alone.
It's fanciful to expect significant numbers of voters will agree they should stay in the workforce for longer to take pressure off state spending.
OPINION: In any given society, there are those who take and those who contribute, bequeath and promote.
OPINION: Human beings, I have read, are simply not hedonistic enough. I tend to agree with the sentiment entirely.
OPINION: If you've been to any Hamilton Gardens' Arts Festival events this week, you'll be proud.
OPINION: It is tempting to wonder if our biosecurity system has gone to the dogs.
OPINION: Just what rampage did the police think was going to happen at the arts festival?
OPINION: Fresh from having their fingers burnt by the SkyCity Casino, the PM is musing how much to sink into a fresh misadventure.
OPINION: As I watched Julie Hardaker speak recently at a function, I wondered how her tenure will be seen in years ahead.
OPINION: Thank the brewing gods! Hamilton East has narrowly avoided having decent beer served in a pub.
OPINION: He's principled, but Labour leader Andrew Little needs to get a hand on his housekeeping.
OPINION: It's always interesting watching the Government get into bed with the devil.
As Minister of Tourism, John Key has been peculiarly fixated on conference centres.
OPINION: Could the trade agreement impede affordable medicine and legislation to protect public health?
OPINION: I love throwing taxes away, don't you? I can't think of anything better.
OPINION: I'm always up for a good bogan story. I've been around them most of my life, at least musically.
OPINION: Helped by the Kiwi dollar's decline against the greenback, the US becoming a major export market.